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PREM14A
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form PREM14A on 06/26/2015
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Debt Financing, (B) give any indemnities in connection with the Debt Financing, (C) take any action that, in the good faith determination of the Company, would unreasonably interfere with the conduct of the business or the Company and its Subsidiaries or create an unreasonable risk of damage or destruction to any property or assets of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, (D) provide any information the disclosure of which is prohibited or restricted under Applicable Law or subject to legal privilege, (E) take any action that will conflict with or violate its organizational documents or any Applicable Law or would result in a violation or breach of, or default under, any agreement to which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or (F) execute any agreement, certificate, document or instrument pursuant to this Section 8.12(b) with respect to the Debt Financing that is not contingent on the Closing, (2) the effectiveness of any definitive documentation delivered pursuant to this Section 8.12(b) executed by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries with respect thereto, and the attachment of any Lien, shall be subject to the consummation of the Closing and the occurrence of the Effective Time, (3) no director, officer or employee of the Company or any Subsidiary of the Company shall be required to execute any agreement, certificate, document or instrument pursuant to this Section 8.12(b) with respect to the Debt Financing, (4) no officer or other Representative of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries that will not continue employment with New Charter or one of its Subsidiaries following the Closing shall be required to deliver any certificate or opinion or take any other action pursuant to this Section 8.12(b) other provisions of this Agreement and (5) the members of the Board of Directors of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries as of immediately prior to the Effective Time shall not be required to approve any Debt Financing or definitive documents related thereto.

(c) Parent will promptly reimburse the Company for all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) incurred by the Company and its Subsidiaries in complying with their respective covenants pursuant to Section 8.12(b) or otherwise in connection with the Debt Financing. Parent shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company and its Subsidiaries, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and other Representatives from and against any and all losses, damages, claims, interest, costs, expenses, awards, judgments, penalties and amounts paid in settlement suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, in connection with the Debt Financing other than with respect to any information provided or prepared by the Company or its Subsidiaries in connection therewith if such loss, damage or other amount is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Parent hereby acknowledges and agrees that the condition set forth in Section 9.02(a)(i) of this Agreement, as it applies to the Company’s obligations under Section 8.12(b), shall be deemed satisfied unless the Debt Financing has not been obtained primarily as a result of the Company’s Willful Breach of its obligations under Section 8.12(b). Notwithstanding anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary, each of Parent, New Charter, Merger Sub One and Merger Sub Two acknowledges and agrees that the Closing is not conditioned upon Parent obtaining any financing.

ARTICLE 9

Conditions to the Merger

Section 9.01 Conditions to the Obligations of Each Party. The obligations of the Company, Parent, New Charter, Merger Subsidiary One, Merger Subsidiary Two and Merger Subsidiary Three to effect the Closing are subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the following conditions as of immediately prior to the Closing:

(a) each of the Company Stockholder Approval and the Parent Stockholder Approval shall have been obtained in accordance with Delaware Law;

(b) any applicable waiting period (or extensions thereof) under the HSR Act relating to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall have expired or been terminated (solely with respect to the obligations of Parent, New Charter, Merger Subsidiary One, Merger Subsidiary Two and Merger Subsidiary Three, without the imposition of any Burdensome Condition);

 

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